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CBS
Nov 11, 2012 6:00pm EST
the pentagon is facing. california's vote for higher taxes for schools. carter evans talks to teachers and kids. >> we want to have a good life, we want to have great careers. >> jeff: and on this veteran's day lee cowan hears from parents who lost their only child to a man wearing an afghan army uniform. captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news." good evening, everyone, i'm jeff glor, two days after the abrupt resignation of cia director david petraeus more details are emerging about the chain of events that lead to his depar ture. we begin tonight with bob orr in washington. >> good luck, sir. >> reporter: sources say the down fall of cia director david petraeus was rooted in jealousy. the f business, uncovered evidence of an affair between petraeus and his biographer paula broadwell after she sent harassing messages to another woman who broadwell thought was too close to petraeus. source have identified the second woman as 37-year-old jill kelley of the tampa area. cbs news has been told kelley is a civilian without does work for the u.s. central command. p
CBS
Nov 5, 2012 6:30pm EST
tomorrow. if you tabulate the states that traditionally go to the democrats, that would be california and states like new york, president obama starts with 237 electoral votes. governor romney starts with 1919 electoral votes from states like texas and georgia that traditionally vote for the republicans. if you look at the easiest path for the president, because he had 237 at that start he has more pathways to that magical 270. his easiest path would be if he were to win florida. that would mean he would only have to win one of the remaining eight battleground states to get to 27 0. governor romney has a tougher path. if he were to win florida and then also to win ohio and virginia and north carolina that's four of the biggest states, that would still only get him to 266 electoral votes. he'd need one of the remaining five battleground states, scott, to get to 270. >> pelley: john, thank you. john, bob, norah o'donnell and our entire campaign 2012 team will bring you election night coverage beginning the moment the first polls close tomorrow at 7:00 p.m. eastern time. a week ago tonig
CBS
Nov 2, 2012 6:30pm EDT
their phones four days later. power companies from virginia to california have sent equipment and workers to help. >> all this food is being thrown out. >> reporter: the cavalry will arrive a bit too late to save paul nick kapblg's inventory at his restaurant overlooking new york harbor. a six figure loss. you don't seem too upset by this. >> listen, you wrap your wounds and heal and go on. >> reporter: if the power does come back, paul nicaj says he will kate err wedding reception at his restaurant tomorrow, scott, for 150 guests. >> pelley: no power means no gasoline as hundreds of gas stations in new jersey and long island are in the dark. seth doane is in oceanside, new york, where fuel and patience are running out. >> hey! you're not cutting in here. bull (bleep), don't give me that bull (bleep), i've been waiting here four hours! >> reporter: on long island, gas lines are long. >> i was on line. i was on (bleep)ing line and somebody had to pull out of their driveway. >> don't tell me. >> reporter: the line leading to the hess station in rockville center stretched for a mile.
CBS
Nov 1, 2012 6:30pm EDT
is shipping utility trucks and power generators from california aboard 17 aircraft. and the new york city subway startrunning again, but the service was very limited. that meant long lines for buses. >> watch your step. be careful with the person in front of you. >> pelley: and even longer lines of cars cross the bridges into manhattan. in new jersey and on long island, cars lined up as far as the eye could see for gasoline. many stations are closed, either out of gas or without power for the pumps. in some parts of new york city, the lines were for food and water. 52,000 homeowners in 16 states and washington, d.c. have filed insurance claims, including nearly 10,000 here in new jersey. in this part of the state, long beach island, homes were not just flooded but destroyed like the one behind me. the new jersey national guard helped rescue folks from the island. a mandatory evacuation order was in effect at the time, but many people chose to stay behind. let us show you what parts of long beach island used to look like. as a point of reference, notice the white house at the bot
CBS
Nov 12, 2012 6:30pm EST
california and canada. >> it's probably more damage than i've ever seen. >> reporter: joe mauer, a supervisor with southern california edison was part of a wave of utility workers flown in by the military to restore power. in many areas, crews have to go house to house, inspecting fuse boxes and circuit breakers. any damaged ones have to be replaced or risk an explosion. >> mother nature's a lot stronger than anything we can build. the good thing is we can put it back up. >> reporter: what's the hardest thing to look at? >> the whole thing. the whole thing. all of it. >> reporter: smith is one of 150,000 homeowners who have filed a sandy-related insurance claim. she had no flood insurance so her carrier is giving her only $5,000. >> i want my home fixed. i want to be able to live here. i lived here all my life. i don't want to move out. i don't want go someplace strange and start all over. >> reporter: local leaders hope 50 licensed inspectors will go through these neighborhoods tomorrow replacing corroded fuse boxes. fema would pick up the tab. but, scott, no one knows when lights
CBS
Nov 9, 2012 6:30pm EST
came to an end in california today in a dramatic way. a t.v. station helicopter captured the high-speed getaway with police in pursuit. the chase ended in a residential neighborhood 70 miles north of l.a. after a brief standoff, authorities say a man took a shot at the deputies and they immediately returned fire, killing him. a young man learns the hard way he is no match for a hurricane. steve hartman's "on the road." ask your gastroenterologist about humira adalimumab. humira has been proven to work for adults who have tried other medications but still experience the symptoms of moderate to severe crohn's disease. in clinical studies, the majority of patients on humira saw significant symptom relief, and many achieved remission. humira can lower your ability to fight infections, including tuberculosis. serious, sometimes fatal events, such as infections, lymphoma, >> pelley: as hurricane sandy was approaching a couple of weeks ago, people in low-lying areas were warned to leave, and most did. in tonight's "on the road," steve hartman has the story of one man who did not-- and li
CBS
Nov 7, 2012 6:30pm EST
bacteria. approved! [ female announcer ] live the regular life. phillips'. >> pelley: the california man whose antiislamic video triggered protests across the arab world was sentenced to one year in prison today. a judge ruled that 55-year-old bacile yousef violated the terms of his probation on a bank fraud conviction. he wasn't supposed to use the internet, but he posed the 13-minute video online. we have the results of some ballot initiatives worth noting in a number of states. maine and maryland became the first to approve same-sex marriage by a popular vote. a similar measure in washington state is still undecided. voters there and in colorado passed measures to legalize the recreational use of marijuana. that sets up a showdown with the federal government. and californians passed proposition 30, a tax increase to raise money for schools. in a moment, bob schieffer on the president's victory and what comes next. th? it can be the side effect of many medications. dry mouth can be frustrating... and ignoring it can lead to... sipping water can help, but dentists recommend biotene.
CBS
Nov 16, 2012 6:30pm EST
. >> reporter: in northern california, jeff yeelit was after sno-balls and wonder bread. >> i grew up eating these but my kids haven't. so i said if they're going out of business they have to at least try them. >> it's twinkie the kid! >> wow! howdy partners! come on to hostess twinkie town. >> reporter: hostess was a lunchbox favorite for decades but the company ran into trouble as consumers-- mostly parents-- moved to low fat and low carb treats. in 2009, hostess was taken over by a private equity firm and two hedge funds. greg rayburn is the hostess c.e.o. >> the demand is there for the products. the problem is you have to make them at a profit. >> reporter: this week, the bakers union went on strike when hostess asked for another cut in wages and benefits. marie mcdonald worked at the seattle bakery for 37 years. >> i was a twinkie straightener for a while. >> reporter: twinkie straighten her? >> then i went on pies because nobody wantedded to do pies. everything that i have is because i have this job. >> reporter: the bankrupt company warned workers it would go out of business if the st
CBS
Nov 6, 2012 6:30pm EST
. he is likely to get 237 electoral votes. that comes from states like california and new york which traditionally go for the democrat. governor romney starts or is likely to get 191 electoral votes. that comes from states like texas and georgia. after you distribute those 41 states, that leaves us with the nine we've been talking about: nevada, colorado, iowa, wisconsin, iowa, new hampshire, virginia, north carolina and florida. that's where the competition will be tonight because those states it's just too close and so now we wait. >> pelley: john, thank you. the biggest of those battleground states are florida, ohio, and virginia. and that is where the candidates have been spending a lot of time since the republican convention. the obama-biden ticket in blue and the romney-ryan ticket in those red dots you see there. we have correspondents in all three of those states tonight and first dean reynolds is in the birthplace of seven american presidents, the state of ohio. dean? >> reporter: good evening, scott, from the statehouse in columbus. you know, ohio started voting early, five
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